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New Head of Life appointed for Asteron Life

22 September 2020

Suncorp New Zealand has today announced the appointment of Grant Willis into the newly established Head of Life role. 

Mr Willis will oversee the core functions of Asteron Life, including sales, operations, product, pricing, claims and client servicing.

He commences the role immediately, moving from his current position Executive Manager – Life, in Insurance Solutions. 

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Suncorp New Zealand Acting CEO Jimmy Higgins says Grant brings years of experience, financial acumen and extensive knowledge of the Suncorp New Zealand business to the role.

“Since 2011 Grant has held senior roles across Suncorp New Zealand, Vero and Asteron Life. His appointment puts our Life business on a strong trajectory that’s focussed on creating the right platforms to grow the business, strengthen adviser partnerships and deliver good customer outcomes.”

Mr Willis has a professional background in Life and General Insurance, Banking and Funds Management, holding senior roles at a range of companies including AIG NZ, Colonial Fiji (a subsidiary of CBA), ASB and Sovereign before coming to Asteron Life in 2011.

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